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Swalwell, Gateshead

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Swalwell, Gateshead

Swalwell is a village in Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, England, in the United Kingdom.
Administrative CountyGateshead
Traditional CountyDurham
OS GridNZ2062
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth East
Police AuthorityNorthumbria
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Fire and Rescue AuthorityTyne and Wear
Ambulance AuthorityNorth East
Dialling code0191

Other names by which Swalwell, Gateshead has been known in the past


Swalwell, Gateshead in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Swalwell, vil. with ry. sta., Whickham par., Durham, 5 miles SW. of Newcastle by rail; P.O.; has extensive ironworks.

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